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Send Us Your Story of a Great Dad Hero!

Last year around this time, we asked you for the lowdown on a few remarkable dads and created a contest we call “Dad Heroes.” We received dozens of nominations from all over L.A., praising the virtues of stay-at-home dads, dads who worked all day but still found time to chair their school’s PTA, dads who soldiered on despite life-threatening illness, dads who cooked, cleaned, helped with homework, … Read Article

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Win a 3-Day Guest Pass to Steve & Kate’s Camp!

Voted as Best Summer Camp during our Best Of 2014 Reader Favorites competition, Steve & Kate’s Camp is offering an exclusive giveaway just for L.A. Parent readers! Enter to win a 3-Day Guest Pass (valued at $267) to Steve & Kate’s Camp this summer! Steve & Kate’s camp conforms to kids, not the other way around. Instead of a rigid structure, they give campers a choice and offer tools … Read Article

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Getting Kids With Special Needs Ready for Adulthood

Avremel Mayer has Down syndrome – and an independent streak. When he was a teenager, a yellow school bus picked him up each morning for the trip to Fairfax High. He had convinced his parents to let him wait for the bus on his own. One day, he decided the school bus was coming too late. “He walked to the corner, picked up the [city] bus to Fairfax Avenue and told the driver that he wanted to go … Read Article

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Our Special Needs Magazine Is Out!

The 2015 edition of Your Child With Special Needs -- a free magazine packed with resources, advice and informative articles to help kids and their families through every stage of life -- is now available. You can find it around town at schools and businesses that serve the special-needs community, and it isn’t easy to miss. It features actor RJ Mitte (from TV’s “Breaking Bad”) on the cover! The … Read Article